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    Military Vehicles - 1950 to 1959

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/11/2015

    World peace had barely set in when war broke out on the Korean Peninsula in 1950.





    There are a total of (54) Military Vehicles from 1950 to 1959 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1957
    2B1 Oka SPA
    The 2B1 "Oka" was a short-lived, heavy-class, self-propelled gun system developed by the Soviet Unio... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the 2B1 Oka SPA

    1958
    Alvis FV601 Saladin
    The Saladin Armored Car was a British multi-role vehicle appearing in the post-World War 2 years. It... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis FV601 Saladin

    1952
    Alvis FV603 Saracen
    With its wide-reaching colonial empire at risk from unrest, the British Army relied heavily on cost-... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Alvis FV603 Saracen

    1957
    AMX VCI (Vehicule de Combat d-Infanterie)
    The French-made AMX VCI (for "Vehicule de Combat d'Infanterie") infantry combat system was designed ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the AMX VCI (Vehicule de Combat d-Infanterie)

    1958
    AMX-105 SPG
    The original AMX-13 Light Tank appeared after the close of World War 2 (1939-1945) during a period w... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the AMX-105 SPG

    1952
    AMX-13
    The AMX-13 Light Tank was designed to a new post-World War 2 French Army requirement. In the post-wa... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the AMX-13

    1953
    AMX-50
    The AMX-50 was a promising French heavy tank venture appearing shortly after World War 2. France, in... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the AMX-50

    1951
    ASU-57
    The ASU-57 was a Soviet-designed system meant to provide a self-propelled anti-tank gun option to ai... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the ASU-57

    1952
    BM-14 (Boyevaya Mashina 14)
    When the Soviets discovered the value of battlefield rockets in saturating entire areas during the f... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BM-14 (Boyevaya Mashina 14)

    1957
    BRDM-1
    The BRDM-1 series of amphibious scout cars first appeared in the late 1950s and would serve as the p... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BRDM-1

    1950
    BTR-152
    The Soviet Army adjusted their battlefield doctrine following their experiences in World War 2 (1939... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BTR-152

    1950
    BTR-40 (Bronetransporter)
    The Red Army learned much about mobility in its response to the German invasion of the Soviet Union ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BTR-40 (Bronetransporter)

    1950
    BTR-50
    The BTR-50 series of Soviet armored personnel carriers was developed in the 1950s and served for a t... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the BTR-50

    1952
    Daimler Ferret
    Throughout the Cold War decades, the British utilized a variety of armored cars for reconnaissance, ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Daimler Ferret

    1955
    FV1620 Humber Hornet Malkara
    The Humber Hornet Malkara was the product of Cold War necessity designed to combat the new generatio... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FV1620 Humber Hornet Malkara

    1955
    FV214 Conqueror
    The British-produced Conqueror Heavy Tank (FV 214) was designed as a counterpart to the hugely succe... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FV214 Conqueror

    1951
    FV4005 Stage 2 (Centurion)
    For a short time in the storied history of the Centurion Main Battle Tank (MBT), a heavily armed sel... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FV4005 Stage 2 (Centurion)

    1951
    FV4101 Charioteer
    After World War 2 (1939-1945), Germany was divided into an East and West half by the victorious powe... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the FV4101 Charioteer

    1953
    IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)
    The T-10 can be considered the pinnacle "Josef Stalin" tank design as it is the tank that superceded... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the IS-10 / T-10 (Josef Stalin)

    1956
    LVTP-5 (Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Personnel)
    Since the early days of naval warfare, the amphibious assault has remained a complicated, expensive ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the LVTP-5 (Landing Vehicle, Tracked, Personnel)

    1957
    M103 (Tank, Combat, Full Tracked, 120-mm, M103)
    The M103 (formally designated as "Tank, Combat, Full Tracked, 120mm, M103") was a heavy tank design ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M103 (Tank, Combat, Full Tracked, 120-mm, M103)

    1952
    M108 SPG
    The Cold War period following World War 2 saw tremendous growth in the field of tracked armored vehi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M108 SPG

    1956
    M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1.5-ton, 4x4 (Military Mule)
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M274 Truck, Platform, Utility 1.5-ton, 4x4 (Military Mule)

    1951
    M35 / G742 (Deuce and a Half)
    The "Duce and a Half" has a valued logistical history doing what it did best - moving men and materi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M35 / G742 (Deuce and a Half)

    1951
    M41 Walker Bulldog
    The M41 was designed and developed as the direct successor to the World War 2-era M24 Chaffee light ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M41 Walker Bulldog

    1952
    M42 (Duster)
    The United States went to war in Korea in 1950 following the invasion of the democratic South by the... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M42 (Duster)

    1954
    M44 SPH
    The M44 Self-Propelled Howitzer was adopted by the U.S. Army to replace the outmoded stock of M41 Ho... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M44 SPH

    1950
    M46 Patton (General Patton)
    After the events of World War 2 and Japanese removal from mainland Asia, Korea remained a divided co... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M46 Patton (General Patton)

    1951
    M47 (Patton II)
    The M47 was another addition to the long line of main battle tanks stemming from the World War 2-era... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M47 (Patton II)

    1952
    M48 Patton
    The M48 Patton appeared in 1952 and was produced in over 11,000 examples during her tenure. She went... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M48 Patton

    1955
    M50 Ontos (Thing)
    One of the most unique of the fighting vehicles to emerge from the Vietnam War-era (1955-1975) was t... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M50 Ontos (Thing)

    1955
    M52 SPH
    Development of what would become the M52 Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH) began in 1948 just prior to t... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M52 SPH

    1952
    M53 SPH
    The M53 Self-Propelled Assault Gun was developed via automotive components taken from existing M46 a... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M53 SPH

    1959
    M53/59 Praga
    ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M53/59 Praga

    1952
    M55 SPH
    The M55 Self-Propelled Howitzer was a short-lived American development emerging out of the 1950s. Th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M55 SPH

    1953
    M56 Scorpion
    The M56 "Scorpion" SPAT ("Self-Propelled, Anti-Tank") vehicle was an air-transportable, fully-tracke... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M56 Scorpion

    1953
    M59 APC
    The M59 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) was developed to a US Army specification to replace the prec... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M59 APC

    1952
    M65 Atomic Cannon
    The United States Government had a problem keeping its European allies calm during the Cold War when... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M65 Atomic Cannon

    1952
    M75 APC
    During World War 2, it was accepted practice to ferry troops to and from combat zones was through an... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the M75 APC

    1959
    NORINCO Type 59
    The NORINCO-produced Type 59 was actually based on the purchase and subsequent local licensed produc... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the NORINCO Type 59

    1957
    Object 279 (Obyekt 279)
    The Russian Obyekt (translating to "Object") 279 Soviet heavy tank was developed in 1957 at the Kiro... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Object 279 (Obyekt 279)

    1951
    Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)
    The French Panhard EBR armored car of the 1950s actually maintained design origins in the years lead... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Panhard EBR (Engin Blinde de Reconnaissance)

    1958
    Panzer 58 (Pz 58)
    Long reliant on foreign products to stock its armored corps, the small European nation of Switzerlan... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Panzer 58 (Pz 58)

    1952
    PT-76
    The PT-76 was developed shortly after Second World War. The weapon system is designated as a "Light ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the PT-76

    1957
    SA-2 (Guideline) / S-75 Dvina
    The original SA-2 Guideline design was engineered to track down and destroy the less-maneuverable hi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the SA-2 (Guideline) / S-75 Dvina

    1958
    Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz
    Hotchkiss of France teamed with the West German Army to develop a new Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Schutzenpanzer SPz 11-2 Kurz

    1958
    Schutzenpanzer SPz 12-3 (SPz Lang / Lang HS.30)
    Following the fighting of World War 2 (1939-1945), Germany became a split nation, occupied by the vi... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Schutzenpanzer SPz 12-3 (SPz Lang / Lang HS.30)

    1957
    SS-1 (Scud) / 9P117
    The SS-1 (NATO reporting name of "Scud") was a tactical ballistic missile system developed in the 19... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the SS-1 (Scud) / 9P117

    1953
    Stridsvagn 104 (Strv 104)
    The Strv 104 became the Swedish version of the storied British "Centurion" Main Battle Tank (MBT) li... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn 104 (Strv 104)

    1958
    Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)
    The Swedes have long held a history of capable indigenous arms production and this was showcased to ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Stridsvagn 74 (Strv 74)

    1958
    T-55
    The T-55 was a further improved version of the T-54 Main Battle Tank series of 1949 intended to coun... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the T-55

    1950
    Willys M38 / MC (Jeep)
    The massive success that was the Willys MB "jeep" 4x4 utility vehicle of World War 2 prompted US Arm... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Willys M38 / MC (Jeep)

    1952
    ZiS-485 (BAV-485)
    The ZiS-485 (BAV 485) 6x6 amphibious transport was similar in scope to the World War 2-era American ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the ZiS-485 (BAV-485)

    1955
    ZSU-57-2
    The ZSU-57-2 served the Red Army of the Soviet Union throughout the bulk of the Cold War years. Howe... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the ZSU-57-2